Killing the cure won’t help anybody
Let’s intervene with assistance for those that need it, rather than a blanket move that does more damage to innocent parties
It seems there’s a political race on for parties and TDs to become the most interventionist policy-makers possible when it comes to the mortgage market. It’s like a biathlon, where the second event is to see how illogical you can be at the same time.
We had Michael McGrath’s mortgage rate cap proposal and a host of other Fianna Fáil bills which were equally misguided. Not to be outdone, Sinn Féin...
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